Description: Challenge to Section 404 permit for liquefied natural gas terminal in Texas.
Shrimpers & Fishermen of the RGV v. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Filing Date Type File Action Taken Summary 03/31/2021 Status Report Download Status report filed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. 03/09/2021 Order Download Petition held in abeyance until the Corps completes its reconsideration proceedings. Fifth Circuit to Hold Pipeline Permit Challenge in Abeyance While Corps Considers Project Changes. The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals held in abeyance a petition challenging a U.S. Corps of Engineers permit for a natural gas pipeline in Texas until the Corps completes reconsideration of the permit. The Corps suspended the permit after modifications to the plan for the liquefied natural gas terminal to which the pipeline was related. 09/01/2020 Reply Download Reply brief filed by petitioners. 08/13/2020 Brief Download Brief filed by respondent. 07/23/2020 Brief Download Initial brief filed by petitioners.
Shrimpers and Fishermen of the RGV v. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Filing Date Type File Action Taken Summary 03/27/2020 Petition for Review Download Petition for review filed. Lawsuit Filed Challenging Permit for Three LNG Facility in Texas. A lawsuit filed in the Fifth Circuit challenged the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ issuance of a Section 404 permit for a liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in the Rio Grande Valley of Text. The petitioners said they will argue the Corps failed to avoid or mitigate negative impacts to wetlands. 03/20/2020 Stipulation Download Petitioners filed unopposed joint stipulation for voluntary dismissal without prejudice. Petitioners filed a stipulation for voluntary dismissal due to the inadvertent inclusion of the incorrect respondent in the caption of the petition for review.